HTC Desire 520

Added: 07.27.15 | Updated: 03.10.20
  • Model: Desire 520
  • Brand: HTC
  • Rating: 0 out of 5 (0 votes)
  • Price
  • Year of manufacture: 2015
  • Dimensions: 139.8 x 68.9 x 9.1 mm
  • Weight: 0 g
  • Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8909 Snapdragon 210 (28 nm)
  • Built-in memory: 8 GB
  • Screen:  4.5 inches
  • Battery: 2000 mAh
  • Rear camera: Single, 8MP
  • Front camera: Single, 2MP

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HTC Desire 520 specs

Common | Price | Design | Screen | Hardware | Memory | Software | Main Camera | Selfie camera | Cellular | Connectivity | Battery | Audio | Sensors | Performance Benchmark

HTC Desire 520 Release dateCommon

Brand and model

HTC Desire 520

Launch date

2015, August

HTC Desire 520 PricePrice

First price

HTC Desire 520 dimension, size, weightDesign


5.5 in (139.8 mm)


2.71 in ( 68.9 mm)


0.36 in ( 9.1 mm)


0 oz (0 grams)

Water resistant


Slate Gray


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HTC Desire 520 screenScreen


4.5 in

Screen Area

55.8 cm2


480 x 854 px

Points per inch

218 PPI

Color Depth


Ratio (height:width)


Ratio (screen:body)


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HTC Desire 520 ProcessorHardware


- Qualcomm MSM8909 Snapdragon 210 (28 nm)


- Quad-core 1.1 GHz Cortex-A7


- Adreno 304

HTC Desire 520 Memory and storageMemory

Internal Memory

8 GB, 1 GB RAM

Memory Card Slot

microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

HTC Desire 520 SoftwareSoftware

Operating System (OS)

Android 5.1 (Lollipop); Sense 7 UI

User Interface

Sense 7 UI

HTC Desire 520 main camera specsMain Camera

Number of Cameras



-8 MP, AF


LED flash

Video Recording 720p@30fps

HTC Desire 520 selfie camera specsSelfie camera

Number of Cameras



-2 MP

Video Recording 720p

HTC Desire 520 Cellular BandsCellular

Bands GSM / HSPA / LTE
-2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 1900
-4G - LTE band 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 17(700)
SIM Card Nano-SIM

HTC Desire 520 wifi bluetooth gps nfcConnectivity

Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.1, A2DP
USB microUSB 2.0

HTC Desire 520 Battery type and CapacityBattery


2000 mAh


 Removable Li-Ion



HTC Desire 520 sound and multimediaAudio

Headphone Jack Yes
Radio FM radio


Accelerometer, proximity

Other specifications


Performance Benchmark

HTC Desire 520 geekbench ScoreGeekbench Score

GeekBench 4 Single Core307 (Position 990 out of 1024)
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core563 (Position 993 out of 1022)

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Disclaimer: This information is based on public data and official specifications from HTC. However, there may be differences in specifications.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does HTC Desire 520 cost?

The price of the HTC Desire 520 varies based on the specific model and storage capacity. As of the latest update, the base model starts at . Prices increase for models with larger storage capacity and additional features.

When did the HTC Desire 520 come out?

HTC Desire 520 mobile was launched on in these colors: Slate Gray.

What is the size and weight of HTC Desire 520 ?

The HTC Desire 520 has dimensions of Height: 139.8 mm Width: 68.9 mm Thickness: 9.1 mm and weighs approximately 0 grams.

What is the screen size and resolution of HTC Desire 520?

When measured as a standard rectangular shape, the screen is 4.5 inches diagonally offering a resolution of 480 x 854 px at a pixel density of 218 ppi.

How much memory and storage does a HTC Desire 520 have?

Device comes with chipset Qualcomm MSM8909 Snapdragon 210 (28 nm) with processor Quad-core 1.1 GHz Cortex-A7. HTC Desire 520 is available with internal memory of 8 GB, 1 GB RAM.

What are the main camera specifications and megapixels of the HTC Desire 520?

The device have a Single rear camera setup with specs of 8 MP, AF and features like LED flash

What are the front camera specs and MP of the HTC Desire 520?

The device comes with Single front camera setup with specs of 2 MP and features like